It's normal to experience an ebb and flow of inspiration or motivation throughout your life, especially when you are going through a more difficult period that makes it hard to feel encouraged. But surrounding yourself with the uplifting words of others can help you not only to feel inspired when you may need it most, but also connected to those who have felt that same lull of discouragement. And these inspirational Christian quotes take it one step by further by connecting you with God so that you can lean on Him and His followers.
Although short, these inspirational quotes will have you feeling motivated to take on whatever it is you have on your to-do list, whether it's a work-related deadline, a passion project, or getting through Sunday chores. The positive sayings, including quotes from the Bible, saints, orators, authors, and political figures will encourage you to pick up the pen, paintbrush, or vacuum cleaner (perhaps our least favorite chore, right?) once again. It isn't easy to acknowledge the changes you may have to make to achieve whatever it is you are working towards, but motivational quotes can help supply the extra boost of strength you may need to get there. And inspiring Christian quotes about faith will remind you that God is also by your side to lend inspiration.
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."
"Remember who you are. Don't compromise for anyone, for any reason. You are a child of the Almighty God. Live that truth."
"God will meet you where you are in order to take you where He wants you to go."
"Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them."
"There is no one who is insignificant in the purpose of God."
"Faith is believing BEFORE what will only make sense AFTER."
"What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?"
"If you can’t fly, then run, If you can’t run, then walk, If you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward."
"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God."
"God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile."
"It doesn’t take much effort to do what everyone else is doing. A dead fish can float downstream; it takes a live one to swim upstream. It’s easy to be common. The pressure comes when you decide to be uncommon."
"Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you."
"God does not give us everything we want, but he does fulfill his promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to himself."
"There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind."
"We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart."
"When fear knocks on your door, send faith to answer. Fear is a feeling that has only the power we give it. You can feel fear and still do anything you know you need to do, even if you 'do it afraid.'"
"The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us."
"God loves each of us as if there were only one of us."
"I can do all things through him who strengthens me."
“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows; it empties today of its strength.”
“Religion says, ‘I obey; therefore I am accepted.’ Christianity says, ‘I’m accepted, therefore I obey.’”
“The will of God will never take you to where the grace of God will not protect you.”
“Relying on God has to start all over everyday, as if nothing has yet been done.”
“God is looking for those with whom He can do the impossible — what a pity that we plan only the things that we can do by ourselves.”
“Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.”
“Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into Harmony with Him.”
“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”